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Eric Stimson

The Dangerous Fallacy of “Losing” the Middle East: A Reality Check on Middle Eastern Policy

U.S. President Barack Obama’s foreign policy in North Africa and the Middle East has suffered relentless attack due mostly to a perceived lack of aggression, but past experience suggests active intervention doesn’t always produce the best results.

Ant Infestation: Gangbangers Have Central America in Their Clutches

A region long blighted by ferocious civil wars and callous dictators, Central America now has a new problem to attend to: A pervasive infestation of ruthless gangs, known regionally as marabuntas.

Goodbye Jonathan: Nigeria’s Election Could Change the Country’s Direction

After 16 years of political instability in Nigeria, the election of the country’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, appears to signify more of a blessing than a curse.

The Dangerous Fallacy of “Losing” the Middle East: A Reality Check on Middle Eastern Policy

U.S. President Barack Obama’s foreign policy in North Africa and the Middle East has suffered relentless attack due mostly to a perceived lack of aggression, but past experience suggests active intervention doesn’t always produce the best results.

Ant Infestation: Gangbangers Have Central America in Their Clutches

A region long blighted by ferocious civil wars and callous dictators, Central America now has a new problem to attend to: A pervasive infestation of ruthless gangs, known regionally as marabuntas.

Goodbye Jonathan: Nigeria’s Election Could Change the Country’s Direction

After 16 years of political instability in Nigeria, the election of the country’s new president, Muhammadu Buhari, appears to signify more of a blessing than a curse.